Empower Apps

In this first part episode Dave Verwer, Leo talks with Dave about the iOS Developer Survey and iOS Developer Community overall. In the next part, we'll be talking about Swift Packages as well as the SwiftPM Library (swiftpm.co).

Show Notes


Related Episodes

Related Links


Your podcast's publishing platform
Transistor not only hosts your podcast but also:
  • Help distribute your podcast with integrations to Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, YouTube, and Mailchimp
  • Deep analytics including average downloads per episode, popular podcast apps, number of subscribers, trends
  • Professional support for creatives, businesses, and professional podcasters when it comes to hosting and analytics
Try it today with this special link:

iOS Developer Community Survey

  • How Dave started iOS Dev Weekly
  • Why we love macOS over Windows
  • How the community loves Swift
  • Community and AR (and ML)
  • How big is Swift development outside of iOS?
  • What the big backend technologies for iOS devs?

iOS Developer Community History

  • Mobile Development before iOS
  • Democratization of the Internet and the iPhone
  • Challenges using Desktops 
  • Objective-C vs. Swift
  • Architecture and Programming Fads

Social Media


BrightDigit - @brightdigit

Leo - @leogdion



Instagram - @brightdigit
Patreon - empowerappshow


Music from https://filmmusic.io
"Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

What is Empower Apps?

An exploration of Apple business news and technology. We talk about how businesses can use new technology to empower their business and employees, from Leo Dion, founder of BrightDigit.